From the Buddhist resistance on Twitter…

From my Montreal list:

A woke Buddhist on Twitter:


Resist. You can still be a Buddhist.

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Finally going through my deceased mother’s family photographs…

Picture of me, my dad, and little brother

I recognize the pure terror in my father’s eyes.

Me in turn with my daughter and son

I’m reminded of a Gary Snyder poem.

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Why again do we still need Tibetans to tell us how to live our lives?

I don’t know about you but I’m so over these people.

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A reader throws shade on the 17th Karmapa’s Chinese TV style Kagyu Monlam…

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Pay the piper, call the tune.

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What happened to Jamgon Kongtrul the 4th at Pullahari monastery in Nepal?

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche knows more about what happened at Pullahari monastery than he has made public to date.

Students of Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso, too.

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Can the 17th Karmapa survive the mid-life crisis of the sons of his predecessor’s labrang Damchö Yongdu?

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Fast forward to the mid-life crisis of the sons of Damchö Yongdu.

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I refuse to believe this Kagyu Monlam scandal is on the 17th Karmapa.

The buck stops with him, of course.

That being said the scandal itself screams mid-life crisis to me.

No young person thinks such douche-baggery works for them.

This is about where the sons of Damchö Yongdu are at this point in their lives.

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Being from Quebec I don’t like the 17th Karmapa taking money from the Chinese as a matter of principle

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Being where I am from this just doesn’t feel right to me for the 17th Karmapa to take money from the Chinese to stage a million dollar spectacle like this…

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For as long as these very same people have reduced Tibetans in Tibet to living like this.


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Video of the 17th Karmapa enthroning Tenga Rinpoche’s reincarnation 

Their Tenga Rinpoche:

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Our Tenga Rinpoche:


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The former Jamgon Kongtrul the 4th may be lost to Tibetans but must he be to us?

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The process can work.

It doesn’t have to be the way it appears to be.

Not for us.

Not for us.

I can’t believe that all has been lost.

I fear our oral lineage won’t survive the 17th Karmapa at this rate.

Karmapa chenno !

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For some reason this link to the 17th Karmapa’s “disaster management guidelines for Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and nunneries” has proven to be of interest here….

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Oh, Vajradhara, empty, luminous and capable of anything.

What more can you expect from a Karmapa than this.

And that, whatever that must be.

It’s always something.

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Should not Jamgon Kongtrul the 4th’s Labrang serve at Rinpoche’s pleasure?

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Look at the above picture of JKR4th and KTGR.

The lineage did not fail us.

The failure was not in the teaching back of JKR4th’s predecessor’s lineage.

You can’t do better than KTGR.

What we need to do is get rid of JKR4th’s Labrang.

That’s what I’m thinking.

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